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Classes List:

Welcome to the Theater

In this introductory class, students will explore character creation and storytelling which is at the heart of acting for the stage. They will experience a wide variety of activities focused on introducing basic theater concepts such as ensemble, actor's tools, sharing the stage, dialogue, and action! This class introduces the young actor to a variety of techniques within the world of theater.

Dates and Times:

January 25–March 15, 2023
Wednesdays, 6:00–7:30pm

Age(s): 9-13
Venue: Maryland Hall
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Create a Play

Wear theatrical hats in this Compass Rose favorite! Students dive into the creative process as they act as playwright, collaborator, actor, designer, and developer of their own original play. They work as an ensemble to develop the story, perform dynamic characters, make design choices, and perform the final product for a live audience!

Dates and Times:

January 25—March 15, 2023
Wednesdays, 4:00–5:00pm

Age(s): 8-11
Venue: Maryland Hall
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Kinder Theater

Young actors will use their imaginations as their guide on exciting adventures to a variety of exotic lands and faraway locations! Swing from vines in the jungle, hunt for treasure on an island, and soar through space in a rocket ship! Students use classic and contemporary stories to navigate their explorations through the use of creative dramatics, movement, song, and visual arts. Students will create their own original dramatic journeys! Every day is a different adventure! The class culminates in a sharing of favorite from their week at Compass Rose Theater for family and friends!

Dates and Times:

January 28–March 18, 2023
Saturdays, 10:00–11:00am

 

Age(s): 4-7
Venue: Maryland Hall
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